Category Archives: Issues

In His Best Interest

So, that last blog? Yeah. The part where we said that we may get a call that the placement wouldn’t happen? Well that didn’t exactly happen. This placement is now up in the air. And we’re totally, 100% absolutely ok … Continue reading

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His Love Never Fails, Never Gives Up On Me

Right at the end of dinner, when all seems to be going well. Right before the final bites, when we’re starting to give the post-meal directions. Right when we’re looking at the clock, wondering how time went so fast and … Continue reading

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My Heros Are Short

My heros are short. They live in my house and eat my food. And that’s perfectly ok! Continue reading

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Busting the “Rotten Kid” Myth

Years ago when we were starting our foster care journey, a mentor took me in his office and closed the door. “I’m really not understanding why you want to do this,” he said. “Those kids are in care of the … Continue reading

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War Stories

In my professional life, the sharing of experiences and case studies is called swapping war stories. I work in an industry that involves crisis and emergency management, lending to some very interesting experiences. Sometime, you feel as if you’re the … Continue reading

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